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Out After Dark is a weekly feature highlighting social and cultural events around Vancouver. Got an upcoming event you think WE should attend? Click here to invite WE Please give us as much advance notice as possible.

More than concrete

A sunny yellow park has popped up on Robson Street in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Fred UnLEEshed - August 12, 2011

Fred UnLEEshed - August 12, 2011

Summer music nights

A volunteer group of neighbours has organized summer music nights in Grays Park on 33rd Avenue near Fraser Street.

Grandview walking tour

Heritage Vancouver presents My Grandview: A Walking Tour with Michael Kluckner from 10 a.m. to noon, Aug. 27, rain or shine. The tour will begin and end at the corner of Pender Street and Victoria Drive. There is ample parking in the area.

Fighting fire-door to door

Members of the Vancouver fire department will be going door to door throughout the city to dispense advice on how to make your home fire safe and to deter malicious fire setting.

White Spot à la food cart

The city's ever-expanding food-truck scene increased this week by one with the addition of Triple O's On The Go, a fast-food division of White Spot and the first mobile kitchen in Canada belonging to a restaurant chain.

Liquored up fireworks

The second night of the Celebration of Light fireworks sparked more liquor-related problems for police.

Community Calendar

Aug. 13 to Sept. 26 VanDusen Botanical Garden on Oak Street is the only North American stop on the world tour of Zimsculpt, an exhibit of stone sculptures from Zimbabwe.

Book sale-cheap

The South Granville Seniors Centre is hosting a book sale today, Aug. 5, with more than 2,000 titles sorted by category. The centre is offering this great selection of books all priced at $2 or less.